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In 2008, diabetes-related hospital costs totaled $83 billion.

Fraze T, Jiang J, Burgess J. Hospital Stays for Patients with Diabetes. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK52658/

Reference

Title
Hospital Stays for Patients with Diabetes
Publisher
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Fraze T, Jiang J, Burgess J
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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